News, Honors and Awards 2013

Nine UT Southwestern educators honored with Regents Outstanding Teacher Awards

August 2013 – Nine faculty members at UT Southwestern Medical Center have received Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Awards in recognition of their performance and innovation in the classroom and the laboratory.

Parkland research could turn the page on the county hospital’s problems

The Dallas Morning News – June 10, 2013 – As various controversies have swirled around Parkland Memorial Hospital in recent years, there have been a few bright spots offering hope to the hospital’s longtime supporters.

Parkland researchers develop system to flag those in danger of death

The Dallas Morning News – June 8, 2013 – Dr. Ruben Amarasingham of the Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation and his team are developing software to identify patients at highest risk so they may receive appropriate care earlier. 

Aging and Quality of Life grants

Donald W. Reynolds Foundation – June 7, 2013  The University of Texas Southwestern and its affiliated hospitals plan to leverage the successes and partnerships developed during their prior Reynolds Foundation grant to develop, implement, and integrate an inter-professional geriatrics curriculum that emphasizes patient safety, quality, patient-centered care, and communication and teamwork skills.

General Internal Medicine honored for high-quality diabetes patient care

February 26, 2013 – UT Southwestern Medical Center’s William T. and Gay F. Solomon Division of General Internal Medicine has been recognized for its excellence in diabetes care by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas and Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute’s Bridges to Excellence program. 

The program honors physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who provide exemplary diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up care to patients.

UT Southwestern is the only academic medical center in North Texas to receive this divisional honor. In addition, 25 UT Southwestern General Internal Medicine physicians received individual recognition for providing outstanding diabetes care.